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Martha's Turkey Sandwich

This simple sandwich is Martha's favorite way to enjoy leftover Thanksgiving turkey.

  • Servings: 2
  • Yield: Makes 2
Martha's Turkey Sandwich

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, November 2010


  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 cornichons, finely chopped
  • 4 slices hearty wheat bread, thinly sliced and lightly toasted
  • Unsalted butter
  • Dijon mustard
  • 6 slices fresh turkey breast
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 slices tomato
  • 6 slices cooked crisp bacon
  • 4 leaves radicchio
  • 1/2 bunch watercress, large stems removed
  • Cranberry sauce, for serving (optional)


  1. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, ketchup, and cornichons until well combined; set aside.

  2. Spread one side of each slice of bread with butter. Top buttered side of two slices of bread with mustard. Top each with 3 slices turkey and season with salt and pepper. Spread a quarter of the mayonnaise mixture over turkey and top each with 3 slices of tomato, 3 pieces of bacon, and 2 radicchio leaves. Evenly divide watercress between each.

  3. Evenly divide remaining mayonnaise mixture between buttered side of remaining two slices of bread; place on top of watercress to form sandwich. Serve with cranberry sauce, if desired.

Reviews (1)

  • liz_alchemist 14 Mar, 2011

    I suck at making sandwiches, and I'm even pickier about their taste (most are too bland). But I love this sandwich! It's my go-to sandwich, and I haven't gotten bored of it yet. (unfortunately, it's probably not very good for you)

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